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Date: 29/01/2014

Don't let a medical condition put you off travelling

If you've been diagnosed with a medical condition, you might be wondering whether you should give up the idea of travelling in 2014.  But really, why should you have to give up your wanderlust for the sake of an illness? Provided you're well enough to travel, there's no reason not to with medical screening insurance from

What's in it for me? now offers medical screening cover as additional cover, so it can be purchased alongside their traditional standard travel insurance policies.  It covers you if you have a pre-existing condition, and don't be tempted to think that there's no point disclosing medical conditions at the time you take out your travel insurance policy. Did you know that failing to disclose a diagnosed medical condition could actually invalidate your policy? This is not something you want to find out about at the time you need to make a claim!

Easy as pie

Purchasing medical screening insurance with is easy - you can get a quote quickly online using the online medical screening process, which takes just a few minutes. If you're not sure if this is the right cover for you, you can call to chat to a specialist advisor, who will help with your purchase. Medical screening cover gives you the exact cover you need for your travels; and of course with the price is always competitive!

Is it essential?

You might be wondering if you need to spend extra on medical screening cover; the answer is, yes, you do. Check the list of waived conditions in your policy wording and if your condition isn't listed here, you'll need to take out this extra cover in addition to your standard travel insurance. If you're not sure whether your condition requires medical screening cover, just call and they'll be happy to help.

Travel insurance is an important part of your holiday, whether you're flying solo or jetting off with the whole family in tow. You'll need to ensure that you're covered in case of medical emergency abroad, as well as making sure your luggage and possessions are protected should they be lost, stolen or damaged.'s policies provide you with up to £10 million medical emergency cover (you'd be surprised how much medical treatment in other countries can cost) and up to £2,000 for lost, stolen or damaged possessions. There are a number of other types of cover which can be added on to your policy as well as medical screening insurance - gadget cover and winter sports cover are two of the most popular options and will offer you that little bit of extra protection to make sure you have a stress-free break.